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“Wilderness Survival”

May 15, 2013 01:36 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A mountaineer makes a thrashing motion for 700 meters and avoids being buried by snow. Continue reading →
Mar 6, 2013 12:08 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A snowmobile rescuer finds a teenager lost for two days in poor visability. ->
Nov 14, 2011 06:11 PM ET // Derek Markham
There's no shortage of guidebooks for survival, but the quickest way to gain wilderness survival skills is to take a course from an experienced instructor and get hands-on training. And lucky for us is the fact that there are a number of quality wilderness survival courses available, and the hardes...
Sep 26, 2011 04:51 PM ET // Derek Markham
Do you have what it takes to survive in the desert in the event of an accident or emergency? If you're thinking of traveling anywhere among the vast arid stretches of our world, you may want to consider studying up on some desert survival skills before you go. But you don't have to be a [...]
Nov 10, 2011 06:07 PM ET // Derek Markham
It's often said that the last thing you need to worry about when in a survival situation is what you're going to eat. The human body is highly resilient, and can go without food for longer than you think. Shelter and water, on the other hand, are pretty much non-negotiable in order to survive. Howe...
Jul 10, 2012 02:14 PM ET // Erik Trinidad
Is it possible to learn everything you need to know about surviving in the wilderness over a single weekend? Not really. But you can certainly learn and practice a survival skill or two when enrolling in a course at a survival school, as I did recently at the Wilderness Way School in the town of [....
Nov 7, 2011 08:54 PM ET // Alexander Davies
If you camp often and spend a lot of time in the wild, you probably know how to pitch a tent and keep warm and safe at night. But what do you do if you find yourself lost and alone, without any of the gear you normally rely on? Finding food and clean water is [...]
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